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Overview

Our Spay and Neuter Voucher Program can help income-qualifying residents get this important surgery for their dogs and cats.

Eligibility

You must be a Hillsborough County resident and participate in one of the following public assistance programs or meet the low income guidelines: 
  • Food Stamps
  • Hillsborough Health Care Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Section 8 Housing
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Women, Infants & Children
  • Low-income earnings, as defined by the Federal Poverty Income guideline and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Your income cannot be higher than 185 percent of the poverty level

Fees

  • A $10 co-pay is required and covers a rabies shot and an updated Hillsborough County pet registration tag

How To

Follow this step-by-step process:

  1. Download an application
  2. Gather a copy of your driver’s license and one of the following:
    • a copy of your benefit card
    • proof of public assistance
    • last year's tax filing form
  3. Mail or hand deliver the complete application, ID, and one of the items from the list in step number two to the PRC
    • PRC Address: 440 N Falkenburg Rd. Tampa, FL 33619
    • Appointments are strongly encouraged and are available from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Saturday. Priority will be given to those with appointments, but walk-up customers will be seen between scheduled appointments.

What's Next

  1. We will review the application
  2. If approved, we will give you a list of participating veterinarians
  3. Choose a clinic from the list below and make an appointment within 45 days
    • Bring your voucher and a $10 co-pay for each animal to your vet when you bring the animal in for surgery
    • Do not bring your pet to the Pet Resource Center for surgery

Clinics

  • All About Animals
    • Location: Seffner
    • Phone: (813) 681-8387
  • Animal Coalition of Tampa
    • Location: Tampa
    • Phone: (813) 250- 3900
  • Animal Wellness Center
    • Location: Plant City
    • Phone: (813) 752-2869
  • C.A.R.E.
    • Location: Ruskin
    • Phone: (813) 645-2273
  • Country Oaks Animal Hospital
    Feline Neuters Only
    • Location: Town N' Country
    • Phone: (813) 882-9400
  • Harmony Vet Care
    • Location: Tampa
    • Phone: (813) 871-0850
  • Humane Society of Tampa Bay
    • Location: Tampa
    • Phone: (813) 870-3304
  • Long Lake Animal Hospital
    • Location: Tampa-Lutz
    • Phone: (813) 264-5600
  • Oak Tree Animal Hospital
    • Location: Seminole Heights
    • Phone: (813) 935-2080
  • Vets4Pets
    • Location: Tampa
    • Phone: (813) 235-0883
  • Wellswood Midtown Animal Hospital
    • Location: Tampa
    • Phone: (813) 877-1979

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(813) 744-5660

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